Category Archives: Washington

The Great Outdoors

Touring the country with Wilma necessitates an emphasis on activities in the great outdoors.  We seek out scenic drives, scenic trails, restaurants with outdoor seating, and of course hotels surrounded by plenty of grass and walkable neighborhoods.  Although we do … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New

During the planning phase of this…..our (very) last extended road trip (maybe), it became apparent that we were not going to be able to put together an itinerary chock full of all new and exciting things to see and/or do. … Continue reading

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Olympic Gold

Final note on Seattle:  Years ago I heard or read about an alley located somewhere in downtown Seattle where the walls are literally covered in used chewing gum.  Not exactly a sight-seeing priority, we have never found the time to … Continue reading

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I Don’t Need Pot to be Hungry, Lazy, and Paranoid

I’m sure we have mentioned in several posts that one of our favorite things to do on this trip is to connect with friends and family (hang on, I’ll get to the title story soon).  Seattle has been no exception. … Continue reading

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Role Reversal, The Raider Nation, & Straight Hair

Experiencing a bit of role reversal, we picked Emily up at the airport Saturday afternoon as she traveled to Seattle to spend the weekend with us.  The weather was perfect so we headed to the University of Washington campus to relive … Continue reading

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Settled in Seattle

We arrived in Seattle on Sunday and quickly settled into our apartment, our home for the next 3 weeks.  We rented a little one bedroom in the Belltown area of downtown.  It is a densely populated neighborhood located along the … Continue reading

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